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SFGTV2
Nov 23, 2012 10:30am PST
department of aging for everything that you guys are doing to make sure that all of san francisco is connected. the mayor talked about all the things that can happen once people get online. you can get information about health care, which can make sure that it saves your lives or the lives of those you love. you can get information about how to better use your money, how to invest your money, how to save your money. you can get information about how to learn another language, how to make sure that you're continuing to grow at every stage of your life. and, as the mayor said, you can also learn how to play games with your children and your grandchildren. it took me about five times to get my mother on e-mail, but now that she is on e-mail, she can tell me what to do from 3,000 miles away. [laughter] and that is a good thing. and i think one of the most exciting things about this technology revolution is how it changes constantly. when i was here 13 years ago, i did not have this, nor did i have this. and yet, we know every single year there are new gadgets, new devices, and new ways f
LINKTV
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am PST
glaciation, or ice ages, over the last two million years. an ice age consists of a gradual cooling of the climate and growth of glaciers worldwide, terminated by a warm, interglacial climate, during which glaciers melt back and retreat. by reconstructing the glacial history of the earth, we know understand that changes in sea level and the evolution of life are also linked with glacial cycles. what's less clear, however, is the cause of ice ages. a number of theories attempt to explain the processes responsible for glacial cycles. there have been about 10 ice age cycles over the last one million years. any theory to explain these cycles must take into account the regular repetition of glacial activity and the link between glacial cycles and global climate. the repetitive nature of ice ages during the past two million years suggests that the world may again be moving toward a period of deep freeze. this is not likely to begin within our lifetimes, but may commence during the next few thousand years. most scientists believe ice ages are tied to changes in the position of earth as it orb
PBS
Nov 25, 2012 10:00am PST
areas of family caregiving is taking care of aging parents. all too often, family members are ill-equipped for the task. i looked at the emotional and spiritual challenges that can pose. >>> three years ago, anne stine was a busy mother with three young children, and a husband who was on the road a lot. then her 87-year-old father, a very independent world war two veteran who lived about an hour away, suffered a stroke. >> and what i found was a man who was no longer independent. he was confused and worried and starting to bark orders. so it was a very emotional time for him, and it was a scary time for both of us. >> her dad, who lived alone, needed a lot of care. and the issues surrounding his care were overwhelming. >> the doctors came in and the social workers come in and they start all these questions, "where do you want your dad to go in rehab? are you set up in medicare and medicaid?" the list went on. and i was just a mom with three little kids and not prepared, not prepared to take on that responsibility. and yet i had to. >> according to a recent study, 36% of all caregi
CW
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am PST
writing talent with the passion to end the bias against aging, here, here. the best seller, the viagra diaries, explore dating, relationships&at age 70. hbo offered to turn it into a tv series. she wrote two more romances and the tv deal got shake. a better one is brewing. for an update, we welcome barbara rose brooker. how does a local girl make this happen? >> oh, my gosh. you have to believe in what you want. >> uh-huh. >> and then it happens. >> as long as you know some people and they can help you long the. >> reporter: -- way. >> waited 35 years and since i'm 76 and i want to be a movie star and i have been writing for 35 years, but it's happening now. that is the fun of it. >> the interesting thing, too, you said you were open enough to say you were 76. you look great for 76. >> thank you. >> a lot of people at 76, doesn't matter what they look like. >> yeah. >> they say it's too late for me to do anything. to start something, start a business to write a book. >> try to have a series what, have you? >> exactly. >> and you say to them? >> i say that is really sad that you're goin
LINKTV
Nov 15, 2012 3:00pm PST
narrator: why do people grow old? is it possible to slow down the aging process? these questions may one day be answered. but for now, the inevitability that each person will grow old is the one thing that all human beings have in common. oh, goody. one, two, three, four, five, six... aging is the pattern of life changes that occur naturally as people grow older. contrary to popular belief, aging does not begin the moment you find your first gray hair, nor does it begin at 65. some changes begin at birth and continue until death, others begin at maturity, and end at death. the physiological changes that come with aging are a natural phenomenon and unavoidable. unfortunately... human bodies are a bit like american cars, they have planned obsolescence. our genetic blueprint makes sure that we grow old enough to have children, but once that's been done, there's relatively little selection. and so as we grow older, our parts begin to wear out. in essence, we begin to rust. narrator: during youth, when lung capacity is the greatest, muscles the firmest, motor skills quickest, enduranc
PBS
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am PST
age of 99. his wife sarah lived to be 127. when she dies, abraham, now 137, remarries and has six children. scientists tell us that today's u.s. 21st century medical technology will swell the ranks of our se 100-year-olds. how can we res vekt a vigorous maturity from a negative stereotype of decrepit old age? what can we do to make sure our brains stay as vital as our bodies? we will ask best selling author, neurologist and neuropsychologist dr. richard restak. >> dr. richard restak, welcome, and you are now on the air. this is book we're going to be referring to "the longevity strategy" how to live to live to 100 using the brain-body con dmeks. we might make reference to the magazine you are affiliated, which i think is the child of david mahoney and his philanthropy. >> yes, that's correct. >> did you? >> he had been chairman of canada dry. >> yes. >> then he took an interest in the brain. >> yes. >> and he founded dana. >> dana lives, yes. >> dana. well, this is an extremely interesting subject. tell me what is the essence of the brain-body connection and how can our brains hel
KICU
Nov 25, 2012 1:30am PST
the dermawand? >> over eight years, now. and my skin is better now at the age of 53 than it was when i was 33 years old. >> wow, look at that! look at julie's eyebrow. it really appears to be lifted and then look at the whole eye area. it now has volume and it's just opened right up. i mean, look at the difference. and then look in these other areas that i want you to notice. like she doesn't have crow's feet, and trust me, if you want to reduce the appearance of crow's feet, you need to look at the dermawand. it's going to do it for you. i mean, look around julie's chin line and look at the cheek area. look at the corner of the mouth. i mean, her skin seems to be completely lifted. and, julie was a smoker for 20 years and dermawand has minimized the look of those little vertical smoker's lines around her lips. so, if you take a look at julie's before shot next to her live shot, there's the radio frequency effect that is exclusively dermawand. >> i told you radio frequency was all the buzz and the internet will confirm that radio frequency is now one of the most accepted methods of h
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
is one diversity also which is important, age. i should explain because you know in fashion, a terrible because there is always racism about age. one of the races and is in fashion which i am absolutely against. how could i be against age when i have a grandmother that let me do anything and what it, gave me optimism and positivity? i think people that are old and have experience, you can learn a lot from them, and there are maybe sometimes more sweet than the grandparents. i think age also is something important. i remember, i wanted to do what a collection one time with only old people, and they told me not to do that because we do not like to see ourselves projected as old. and i did not do it. sometimes i did not listen, but at the moment, i knew i had to do some testing, and i had to show the beauty through the edge, so i will do it one time. maybe it will be my last collection. i will be part of the show, and i will walk. >> your final question comes from a twitter question. what advice do you have for young artists and designers to be successful in the world with so much
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 2:50am EST
even the most stubborn makeup; miracle worker miraculous anti-aging retinoid pads with our exclusive h.p.r. for the amazing skin rejuvenating benefits of a retinol with less risk of irritation; and miracle worker miraculous anti-aging moisturizer to guard against signs of skin aging. today you can take advantage of a special, limited-time offer: 50% off our regular price. so call or go online today. [♪...] >> i wanted to understand more about philosophy's exclusive formulation: their miracle ingredient h.p.r. [♪...] so i came to memphis, tennessee, to meet the man who invented it. a ph.d in physical chemistry, university professor emeritus in medicinal chemistry and recognized expert in the field of molecular modeling, dr. bill purcell. ...here we are. hi. ...what is h.p.r. exactly? >> h.p.r. is a molecule that i invented that is different from the rest of the retinoids. i could see that the scaffold of a retinoid had great potential as an anti-aging agent, but i knew that part of the molecule was causing irritation. so i decided to tinker with the molecule. we removed the acid a
MSNBC
Nov 18, 2012 1:00pm PST
. but should she make way for the younger generation? what nancy pelosi is saying today about her age and the future of her party. >>> up next, we've identified a new super voting bloc. we'll tell you what it is after the break. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal pro
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
mandatory retirement age? it was a simple question, if you're 27. or maybe those over 50 are way too sensitive. nbc's fresh face luke russert shouted out a question at nancy pelosi's presser and was soundly booed over his age-related queer. >> i some of your colleagues privately say that your decision to stay on prohibits the party from having a younger leadership and will be hurt -- hurts the party in the long term. what's your response? >> discrimination. >> whoa! >> next! next. >> leader pelosi -- >> i guess -- >> whoa! >> you always ask that question except to mitch mcconnell. >> oh, mitch mcconnell, the senate minority leader is 70 years old. nancy pelosi is 72. in the world of politics, age is kind of a skewed concept. average age of members of the house is 56. and of senators it's 62. i mean, paul ryan is thought of as a young gun. he's 42. that's eight years shy of being a card-carrying member of the aarp. ronald reagan was 69 when he first ran for president. many worried he was too old for the job until his famous quip during a debate. >> i will not make age an issue of this
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
won reelection in san francisco. but at age 72 she did not say whether or not she plans to run for office when her term ends. she made history at the first woman speaker of the house when elected in 2007. senior fbi officials are scheduled to brief congressional investigators today on the affair that broke down cia director david patraeus. they'll ask about thousands of emails between a tampa socialite. daniel nottingham has more. >> reporter: he will testify about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. before he handed in his resignation he was scheduled to appear at hearings this week. the details of the new hearings are being worked out. president obama is expected to face questions about the scandal that forced patraeus to step down at a news conference today. the widening investigation the s now jeopardizing general john allen's future. the pentagon is looking at emails he exchanged with joe kelly. sources described them as potentially inappropriate and flirtatious. >> these allegations are shocking to everybody that knows general allen. he's a terrific off
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
the memo. >> we're going to talk politics, sort of. how the president ages. it's really striking when you look at what the office seems to do to the people who inhabit it. look at president obama in 2008. then he was the age of 47. >> looking good. >> and now fast forward just the other day, age of 51, hair is noticeably grayer. you know, it happens. okay, former president george bush. we showed him on election day in 2000 at the age of 54 and then in 2004 at the age of 58. did we show it? yeah? >> no, it's obama. >> there we go. there he is. >> which one was that, though? >> he looks younger there. >> that's young bush. >> there you go. >> i don't think -- it's not that dramatic, actually. finally president clinton in '92, he was 46 when he was elected, and then -- so we'll show that. all right. so he's always been gray, and then here we have him at the end of -- well, 1996 at the age of 50. anyway, i think the office ages you. >> it's the hardest job -- >> they should really be comparison to the very beginning and the very end. >> but that's not fair because the president's onl
SFGTV
Nov 1, 2012 1:30pm PDT
consider appointingz(gxóg"Ñ oner term ending march 31, 2014,qÑe1 the commission on the aging advisory council. there is#co÷xy one seat vacant. >> chair kim: katherine rose russo, please come up. this format will stay the same, also for item 2 which is the veterans affairs commission. we ask you to briefly talk about your experience as it relates to the position for which you are appointed to or which you are applying to. if we have questions we will ask them and also priorities and goals you would like to set out if appointed to this body. >> my name is katherine russo. this is a reappointment to the advisory council on the commission on aging. obviously, my age, i qualify as a senior to serve on it. my background, i've been a jer entolling. i try to be active on different community committees because as a member of the advisory council, it is my responsibility to be aware of the needs and questions and occurrence of seniors, and people with disabilities in the area where y live. and i try to keep that responsibility in mind. i'm
CW
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
did. this is quite an amazing story. these two women, ages 18 and 19 are probably alive today because of a cellphone and their attacker's knife. >> reporter: neighbors in the playa del rey apartments recall hearing something unusual last night. deborah thinks back. >> when we were just turning off the tv and getting ready to go to bed, we just heard like a shouting noise. and we just assumed it was neighbors. >> reporter: police say deborah may have been hearing the shouting cries for help from two young women, ages 18 and 19 after a man broke into their apartment. police say these were quick-thinking women. when this suspect broke into the apartment, one of the victims grabbed a phone, called 911 immediately. the other victim who was being attacked was able to turn the knife back on the suspect, stab him several times in the chest before he took off. police say he took off wearing a black hoodie covering his face. >> it's kind of scary when you have young people in the house with you too. >> reporter: and despite being very shaken, these women gave police a very good description. the
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
age there are still major concerns about the security of online voting. nearly all of this year's votes will be cast by traditional methods even in new jersey where hurricane victims may vote using e-mail or fax. some states go i have been military personnel the option. apple's share of the tablet computer market is only half. the ipad face more can he station from android device but apple shipped more ipads in the third quart he than year earlier and the new ipads may spark sales and they did this past weekend. apple sold 3 million tablets in the three days following the release of the ipad mini. that's twice as many devices as when the ipad three was launch last march. and the photo sharing service instagram is expanding out net. those ruer tech bites have a great day and -- those are your tech bites. have a great day and go vote. i am rob nelson. >>> problem keep piling up for victims of sandy. this is what it looks like on staten island. debris from damaged homes in downed trees littering the streets and some cases the trash is making it difficult for volunteers to deliver foo
SFGTV
Nov 13, 2012 2:30am PST
city that are aging in place and older buildings and that there is a great need to have basic safety features to allow people to live with safety and with dignity and independence in the community in accordance with our civil rights, you know, as what's affirmed under the olmstead decision to support people living in the community. so this legislation that was introduced i think is a very important step towards supporting people here and you can expect to be hearing more about it over the next two months and i would encourage everybody to come to the hearings as the legislation is actually discussed in committee and at the board and to voice your support. another piece of that legislation, too, would mandate the installation of telephone jacks in the units because of course communication sometimes is that life and death link to emergency services. i also wanted to bring to the attention of the council a new committee that will start meeting next week. it's called the accessible parking policy advisory committee. this is sponsored by the municipal transportation authority. the first m
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
half of life. freedman was described by "the new york times" as the voice of aging baby boomers who will are beginning retirement for meaningful and sustainable work later in life. while the work "wall street journal" stated, in the past decade, mr. freedman has emerged as a leading voice in discussions nationwide about the changing face of retirement. he is the author of the "the big shift" navigating the new stage beyond midlife, published in april of 2011 which "the new york times" called an imaginative work with the potential to affect their individual lives and our collect good issues. recognized by fast company magazine three years in a row as one of the nations leading social entrepreneurs. freedman is widely published and quoted in the national media and has been honored with numerous over awards and fellowships. freedman has an mba from yale university, was a visiting research fellow at kings college university of london. he lives with his wife and children in the san francisco bay area and now join me in greeting creating marc freedman. [applause] >> thank you john and tha
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
being president tends to age people more rapidly, and doctors say that presidents age twice as fast while in office. >> he's going to age. he ages 8 years for every four years he's in office on average. we have studied since teddy roosevelt till now. you notice obama got gray hair? well, that's normal. they will age twice as many years as they're in office. >> according to the doctor one of the main reasons they age so quickly is lack of friends. what? says they have few people they can vent to when things get tough. >>> coming up, you can get a great deal by shopping on-line, but getting a great fit can be a lot harder. >> we're going to show you a new website that is helping women to get a real feel for clothing before they buy it. >> all of the ads and phone calls all come down to one state. we're going to take you to that one no for yes, sir swing state and show you how they're preparing for tonight. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply.
MSNBC
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
-vitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. >>> america is in mourning tonight. people have taken to blog and rebuild stories and photos of the twinkie. no disrespect to the others, but the twinkie is the prize product in the hostess cornucopia. the twinkie with its mix of vanilla and cake and weird shelf life, which is just about a month, not 25 years. that's a myth. twinkies which retail at 10 for $5 which have had their star turns on television. >> what do we have? hostess twinkies. yes, sir, i know the folks will surely love these. >> twinkies, which are made by hostess brands, which tonight announced that mediation talks with the bakers union have failed and it's filing for bankruptcy. you and i might look at that news and think, ohno, no more twinkies, but kroegman see es the end of a broader economic era. an era called the twinkie rare. a time when corporations did well and so did the people who worked for them. that was when family income doubled, which gave mom and dad more money to buy twinkies a
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 4:55am EST
ages i have three kids and i look at it my little girl and my little kids i want to be able to watch them and teach them and train them as i am teaching them at their own pace i don't think it's a thing it's a good conversation with someone recently it's one of the things where when you begin to deal with certain topic and subjects and especially in this one because it deals with sexual issues, that's wouldn't things that kids at early ages don't care about.but when we begin to push it on them they have to begin to consider things at an early age of kindergarten and first and second and third grade and that's tough and that's where parents will say you know, what let's try to keep that out of their ball park for a little while and let's slowly keep training them and teaching them. >> 32 for 32 has gone to voter referendum and voted down across the country. a lot of eyes on maryland. is there concern. >> well, i mean, it is what it is. i would love to go into the day and early as it is this morning and say well, it's a 10 point lead or something like that but it's clear this is going
SFGTV2
Nov 23, 2012 10:30pm PST
task force in 2009 came out with a proposal to revise guidelines saying that perhaps women aged 40 to 50, there's no cost benefit really for that age group in terms of having mammogram of average risk, so recommended that women start mammography at age ao where the benefits really out weigh the risk, you don't have 40 years left in your life span at that point perhaps, you have 30, you're at a less vulnerable stage of life so there are a lot more benefits for life, your breast cancer risks are higher, so you know, the age 40 to 50, there's still a lot of debate about that and women need to discuss this with their own health care providers, but recent research has found that women who are at high risk of breast cancer because of braque of mutation who then screening at earlier and earlier ages may be particularly vulnerable to radiation, so for them, alternatives to radiation based screening need to be, you know, used either in lieu of or in addition to and that's a very personal decision and a medical decision, but that added risk for those women who are already at higher risk from
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 11:35pm PST
a kid, but around age 9, he transitioned to a walker. a wheelchair came at age 12. now, he can only wiggle his fingers and feet. ♪ i got a heart full of pain >> reporter: but his mouth works just fine. he spends a lot of his time writing rap. ♪ it's all about giving ♪ this is my life ♪ can't nobody stop me from living ♪ >> reporter: we first met darius in 2007 when my then "nightline" colleague martin bashir spent some time with him. martin had a particular interest in darius and his disease. >> my brother died when he was 29. your brother died when he was 19. do you worry at all about the future? >> the more that you appreciate your life, the more that you get out of it. >> reporter: logan smalley knew darius was a special kid. he'd been a counselor at a camp darius' brother attended. before mario died, he asked logan to watch over his little brother. tell me when it first occurred to you that maybe darius should go west. >> yeah. it was darius, his mom and myself. we were watching mtv. and we jokingly said, you know, we should get your wheelchair customized on mtv. 30 se
SFGTV
Nov 6, 2012 1:30am PST
that leavitt. >> my name is carrie wong, i work with the department of aging and adult services and i have with me dana leavitt, she's the program manager at the san francisco transitional care program. i will start off with just a little bit of the background of how we got to where we're at, then dana is going to go into the program details. daas applied for the community-based transition care program, tcp program, currently 1 out of 47 participating nationwide. california has 3 of the participating cities, which includes marin county and san francisco. the tcp, which was created by section 3026 of the affordable care act tests for models for improving transitional care setings from hospitals to other setings and reducing readmissions for high risk medicare beneficiaries. care transition occurs when a patient moves from one health care provider to another setting. nearly 1 out of 5 medicare patients discharged from the hospital, which is approximately 2.6 million seniors, is readmitted within 30 days and costs over 26 billion every year. while hospitals have traditionally been the fo
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
did. it's an amazing story. these brave women, ages 18 and 19, are probably alive today because of a cell phone and their attacker's knife. neighbors in the playa del rey apartments recall hearing something unusual last night. debra thinks back 24 hours ago. >> when we were just turning off the tv and getting ready to go to bed, with ejust heard like a shouting -- we just heard a shouting noise and just had assumed it was neighbors in the neighborhood. >> reporter: but police say debra may have been hearing the shouting cries for help from two young women after a man broke into their apartment. police say these were quick- thinking women. when this suspect broke into the apartment, one of the victims grabbed a phone and called 911 immediately. the other victim, who was being attacked, was able to turn the knife back on the suspect, stab him several times in the chest, before he took off. police say he took off wearing a black hoodie covering his face. >> kind of scary when you have young people in the house with you too. >> reporter: and despite being so shaken up, these women gave
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
abused him starting back at the age of 15. earlier this month the first victim accused him of an inappropriate relationship while he was a teenager and then recanted the story. >>> coming up, experts say not every toy out there should end up in santa's sleigh. >> so parents listen up. you might want to check the holiday shopping list once and then twice after the break more information on the most deadly toys that are currently on the shows us. >> and it could be deadly, especially for baby boomers. the expected shortage experts are warning about when we come back. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. a lot of clouds, we have seen some showers outside today. but the main event is yet to come. we'll talk about that and your holiday forecast coming up. is it ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, not everything on store shes is safe. >>> black friday is this week and people are getting a jump start on the holiday shopping but not everything on the shelves is safe. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in san francisco with a surprising list of dangerous toys being sho
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm EST
age with those countries not how to isolate them and how to get troops to attack them. it's not going to take that kind of military assault. >> host: if the conflict comes up in the future do we need the troops stage there or do you think the troops should remain in the united states and we have the capacity to get them there quick enough? >> guest: the troops should remain in the united states. i don't think we should be looking at how do we besson trips around the world? the notion that we are the policemen of the world is an outmoded to put it politely notion that i think should be going the way of history. we are living in a multipolar world. we are no longer the sole superpower and the one empire of of the world that can stand the colossus of rhodes and say there's a great map that the pentagon put out that the united states of america is not quite accurate but the graphic of it is kind of an interesting notion because it has this idea of u.s. troops covering the whole world. and as if that makes us safer. we are just finishing up this year's version called america's not broke. i
PBS
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm PST
: thanks to his father, an engineer, he became interested in machines at an early age. at 16 he built a robotic mouse that could find its way through a maize. in 1963 at the age of 25, he developed a new device that changed the history of computing. it was called sketch pad. using a specialized light pen it could change the drawing on a monitor. up to that point computers could only be operated by complex programs. >> i had to idea what i was doing when i ed connecting line connecting lines. >> reporter: just five years later dr. sutherland had another ground breaking development. he had a display to allow people to experience the world in a competely different way. virtual reality. >> translator: his invention took us all by surprise. it showed computers can do more than just help draw pictures. it plunked us into a real of 3-d virtuality. >> reporter: since then it's become more and more experimental. at the age of 75 sutherland conducts research at his university. >> what is there at the gulf of your thinking? >> it does a great composure in terms of impact does it have on people or
SFGTV
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
to throw people in jail or to criminalize young people even at an early age. often young folks suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder, who are exposed to a lot of trauma in their lives are immediately placed in special education classes instead of given the -- even though they have the aptitude of not even higher aptitudes than a lot of their contemporaries, because they're having behavioral issues, in many cases i believe it's related to the environment. and some of the issues that they're exposed to. and, so, i think it's critical that we start to look at people who are struggling in a more compassionate way. so, since i've been supervisor, one of the organizations that -- community-based organizations that i've been very impressed by is the west side community services. i think that the -- (applause) >> there are a lot of communities, communities of color. they still have stigma attached to that name, mental health. so, it's really incredible that these individuals in this agency that's run currently by dr. jones who does pretty incredible work in the community in the
LINKTV
Nov 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
increase with age and with exposure to cancer causing substances, or carcinogens. harold varmus: obviously, environment also contributes to function and disease but knowing what genes are inherited by any organism is essential to a full understanding of how they operate and how they misfunction when disease occurs. only five to ten percent of all cancers are thought to be inherited. for instance, women with mothers or sisters who have breast cancer are at increased risk for developing the disease. i'd get it very early, and be very treatable... i wasn't surprised because both my mother and my grandmother had-- my maternal grandmother, had had the same kind of late onset. and i had helped them both through their bouts with it. and so i knew when i saw the irregularity in my breast line what it was, and just moved forward from there. the ucla breast center, a unit of the jonsson cancer center, specializes in treating and counseling women at high risk for breast cancer. experts from a variety of fields work with patients. a nurse practitioner takes the patient's history... a nutrit
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
>> baltimore and the infrastructure it's built on is not aging gracefully. >> it's old. i mean, we're talking seriously old that hasn't been addressed the way this needs to be. >> so you get a river running through it. this morning's rupture causing no water to summon the area. low pressure to others like mercy hospital. all of it eventually alleviated as dpw crews follow a map to locate and close valves in surrounding blocks. by afternoon the flow at the break slowed and the pressure built back up. the next step will be unearthing the main to see a what caused the problem and replace it. >> we really have to focus on this because it's essential. >> especially when you live right in between this morning's rupture and last week's break like joyce singer. it's time to start focusing on the problem, she said. >> can't keep living in the middle of two water main breaks, right? >> that's right. if it means more taxes, i'm not one of those against taxes. that's' what this pays for. >> reporter: you say get it done. >> get it done. >> reporter: the plan, in five years, would replace a
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